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Posted on Thursday, April 30, 2015

Prodromou: McLaren had lost its way

McLaren chief engineer Peter Prodromou says that the squad had 'lost its way' when he re-joined the outfit last year. Prodromou worked for McLaren prior to a long stint at Red Bull and says that when he returned to the Woking-based team, its direction had to be changed. "Over the last couple of seasons, the team slightly lost its way aerodynamically," he said. "It became obvious that if we’d carried on with the previous concept, there’d only be so much we could achieve. "So we’ve […]

Posted on Monday, February 16, 2015

Prodromou created McLaren 'masterpiece'

Going extreme with the new MP4-30 is a "calculated risk", McLaren supremo Ron Dennis has revealed. Although it has struggled to run amid early troubles with new works engine partner Honda, the British team's 2015 car has been hailed by management as the first 'size-zero' F1 car. McLaren is referring to the tight integration of the chassis with the compact Honda V6 unit, and Dennis credits pulling if off to the team's high-profile signing of Peter Prodromou, a former Adrian Newey deputy at Red Bull. […]

Posted on Monday, September 15, 2014

Prodromou starts work with McLaren

McLaren has confirmed that Peter Prodromou has started work with the team in his new role as chief engineer. Prodromou left reigning world champions Red Bull for McLaren alongside Dan Fallows, but the latter then opted to remain with Red Bull. As part of the resolution to the dispute, Prodromou has been allowed to start work at McLaren, the team with which he was with between 1991 and 2006. "It’s fantastic to return to McLaren, and to see a mixture of faces old and new," […]